Alberta Parks

Park Interpreters

Closing date for applications is January 20, 2022. 

  • This is a seasonal wage opportunity with varying terms from May till October 2022. 
  • Hours of work: Employees will work a 36.25 hour work week.  Days of the week will depend on the placement, but staff can expect to work weekends especially during July/August. 
  • Onsite accommodations are available for rent in the various park locations. 
  • Interviews will be held virtually in February.

Position: Park Interpreters
Classification: Program Services 1
Type: Temporary (36.25 hours/week)
Location: Kananaskis Region - Bow Valley and Peter Lougheed Provincial Park
Rate of Pay: $29.06 - $37.78 per hour
(Plus 11.2% in lieu of benefits and holidays)
Closing Date: January 20, 2022
Competition #: 21783





  • Experience, knowledge and competency in interpretation, excellent written and verbal communication skills, program development, audience engagement, teaching, acting, performing, customer service, ecology and outdoor recreation activities/instruction, and  theatrical ability as needed for outdoor performances
  • Knowledge in: Alberta’s flora, fauna, history, recreation and resource management, legislation, responsible recreation principles and the provincial parks system.  Familiarity with Indigenous culture, archeology and paleontology, badland/desert/river ecosystems
  • Good physical stamina to lead 1-8 km guided ½ day-hikes, and to be able to work in remote outdoor and extreme heat locations.
  • Public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Applicants are encouraged to clearly demonstrate the above assets in their resume or cover letter.


Competencies are behaviours that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in-depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.


How to Apply

Human Resources

We thank all candidates for their interest. However, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

Updated: Jan 12, 2022